Juan Ignacio Chela bigraphy, stories - Argentinian tennis player

Juan Ignacio Chela : biography

30 August 1979 -

Juan Ignacio Chela, known as "El Flaco", (born August 30, 1979) is a former professional male tennis player from Argentina. Like most Argentine players, he is comfortable on clay courts and owns all six of his career titles on the surface. Chela reached the quarter-finals of the 2004 and 2011 French Open, and the 2007 US Open, attaining a career-high singles ranking of World No. 15 in August 2004.

Singles performance timeline

Tournament 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A 3R 2R 2R 2R 3R 4R 3R 1R A 1R 1R 3R 14–11
French Open 2R A 1R 3R QF 2R 1R 2R 2R 1R 2R QF 1R 15–12
Wimbledon 1R A 1R 2R 2R A 1R 2R A A 1R 2R 1R 4–9
US Open 1R A 4R 3R 1R 1R 1R QF A 2R 2R 3R A 13–10
Win–Loss 1–3 2–1 4–4 6–4 6–4 3–3 3–4 8–4 1–2 1–2 2–4 8–4 2–3 46–42
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells Masters A 1R 3R 2R QF 3R 2R QF 3R 1R 1R 3R 2R 12–12
Miami Masters A 1R QF 3R 3R 3R 4R QF 2R 1R 2R 2R 2R 13–12
Monte Carlo Masters 3R A 3R QF 3R 1R 2R 2R 1R 2R A 1R 1R 12–11
Rome Masters 1R A 2R 2R 1R 2R 1R QF 1R 1R 1R 3R 1R 8–12
Madrid Masters A A 1R QF 2R 2R 2R 2R A 1R 2R 1R 1R 6–10
Canada Masters 1R A 1R 2R 3R 1R 1R 1R A A 2R 1R A 4–9
Cincinnati Masters 1R A 1R 3R 3R 3R 3R 2R A A A 1R A 9–8
Paris Masters A A 1R 1R 1R A 2R 2R A A 1R A A 1–6
Hamburg Masters A A 3R 1R 1R QF 1R 2R 2R Not Masters Series 7–7
Win–Loss 2–4 0–2 11–9 12–9 10–9 9–8 7–9 12–9 2–5 1–5 3–6 3–7 0–5 72–87
Career Statistics
Titles–Finals 1–1 0–1 1–3 0–0 1–1 0–0 0–2 1–1 0–0 0–0 2–2 0–1 0–0 6–12
Year-End Ranking 63 70 23 38 26 39 33 20 140 73 38 29 176
Living octopus

Living octopus

In countries which are located near sea coasts, sea food is an important part of national cuisine